Donald Trump

Silver Linings Shutdown

Distinguished lecture at Penn Law offers hope that the long shutdown of the federal government in early 2019 will lead to positive reforms.

Can the President Modify a Monument?

Scholar argues that only Congress has the power to modify a National Monument.

EPA Will Say Anything to Avoid Addressing Climate Change

New carbon rule is entirely at odds with Trump Administration’s earlier rhetoric on the Clean Power Plan.

Cost-Benefit Analysis According to the Trump Administration

Scholar argues that the Trump Administration has discredited cost-benefit analysis.

The Supreme Court Holds the Line on Truth over Pretext

The unprecedented deference conferred by Department of Commerce v. New York sets the tone for cases to come.

Will the Affordable Care Act Die by Non-Enforcement?

U.S. cities file suit to force the Trump Administration to keep Obamacare alive.

Scrapping Electric Car Tax Credits

President Trump’s 2020 budget seeks to eliminate tax credits for electric vehicles.

Investigating the Trump Administration

Scholar points to potential challenges facing congressional investigations into the executive branch.

What President Trump’s Infrastructure Agenda Gets Wrong

The Administration’s goal of “streamlining” infrastructure review is fundamentally misguided.

Which of Trump’s Regulatory Reforms Are Likely to Last?

In its novel effort to bring independent agency regulations under White House oversight, the Trump Administration may have found a lasting legacy.

Combatting Deregulation with Regulatory Horcruxes

Scholar argues that spreading regulatory authority may insulate programs from future deregulatory pressures.

The Grounding of the Boeing 737 MAX

FAA joins aviation regulators worldwide in grounding planes following two fatal crashes.